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SUMMER 2020 HOURS

DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT THE TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19, THE MUSEUM WILL NOT OPEN DURING SUMMER 2020. OFFICE HOURS WILL BE REDUCED. CONTACT US ON lutzmtnheritage@rogers.com FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Heritage Recipe #3 – How to Make Hard Soap

Directions for Making Hard Soap This hand written recipe for making hard soap was donated to the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum in 1977.  It shows a recipe for hard soap made with rosin, a resin from pine. Rosin soap was most commonly used for laundry. 1 pound of rosin 6 pounds of grease* 6 pounds…

Heritage Recipes From the Lutz Mountain Meeting House #2

Cornell Bread While searching through a box of archive documents recently, we came across this recipe for Cornell Bread. What is Cornell Bread you may ask? It is a highly nutritious bread – a low cost alternative to more expensive high protein foods. It was developed during World War II by Dr. Clive McCay, a…